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Australian Indigenous Studies

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Overview

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should:

  • complete the equivalent of fourth year honours with a research component and obtain a recognised qualifaction;
  • obtain an adequate basis for pursuing advanced studies in Australian Indigenous studies at Master or PhD level;
  • develop a specialist understanding of a specific area of study; and
  • develop a capacity for independent research in Australian Indigenous studies.

Structure

100 credit points

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation requires:

  • one compulsory subject (12.5 points)
  • thesis subject (50 points)
  • three Australian Indigenous Studies core subjects (37.5 points)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students must enrol in the thesis AIND40007 Australian Indigenous Thesis Part 1 and AIND40008 Australian Indigenous Thesis Part 2 over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options

Compulsory Subject

12.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Thesis Subject

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AIND40007 Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Pt1
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
AIND40008 Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Pt2
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Core Subjects

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AIND40001 First Principles
Semester 2
12.5
AIND40005 Textual Revelations
Semester 1
12.5
CULS40001 Cultural Policy and Power
Semester 1
12.5

Links

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/culture-communication

Last updated: 4 October 2019